38Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who is devoted to thy fear.39
Turn away my reproach which I fear : for thy judgments are good.40
Behold, I have longed after thy precepts:quicken me in thy righteousness.41
VAU. Let thy merciescome also unto me, O LORD, even thy salvation, according to thy word.42
So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy word.43
And take not the word of truthutterly out of my mouth; for I have hoped in thy judgments.44
So shall I keep thy lawcontinually for ever and ever.45
And I will walk at liberty:a for I seek thy precepts.46
I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed .
And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved .
My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved ; and I will meditate in thy statutes.